Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Kim Clijster Baby


TENNIS STAR ACES DELIVERY ~ Kim Clijsters and her husband, basketball star Brian Lynch, are are first time parents according to HLN.be Sport News. Jada Elly was born in Tongeren, Belgium at 1:45 pm on February 27th, 2008. She weighed 6lbs., 10oz.

The 24-year-old tennis star, who won the U.S. Open in 2005, announced that she would retire from tennis in May after a long list of injuries and diminishing motivation on her part. In 2003 she became the first Belgian to be No. 1 in the world of tennis.

Lynch, who is originally from New Jersey, plays basketball professionally in Europe.

Jada ~ Arabic; goodness, long neck. Variation of Jaeda.
  • Kurt Warner's daughter is named Jada
Elly ~ English; variation of Eleanor and Ellen.

Celebrities that are elated with Elly/Ellie:
  • Katie Couric ~ Ellie
  • Scott Linebrink ~ Ellie
Photo Source: Wireimage

Monday, 25 February 2008

Javine Hylton Baby


SINGER PARENTS WELCOME FIRST CHILD ~ The UK Mirror is reporting that singer Javine Hylton and UK R&B star MC Harvey are first time parents. Their daughter arrived on February 23rd, 2008 in South London. It is believed that the baby's name is Angel.

Angel ~ Greek; messenger of God.

  • Melanie "Scary Spice" Brown & Eddie Murphy's daughter is named Angel

Photo Source: Wireimage

Friday, 22 February 2008

David Tyree Babies

TWINS FOR GIANT ~ NJ.com is reporting that David and Leilah's twins are here. Sophia and Hannah arrived on February 20th, 2008 and weighed 4lbs., 14 oz., and 5lbs., 3 oz. According to Tyree's agent, both babies and mom are doing well. "They're here," Tyree wrote in a text message to friends and family. "Praise God & thank you 4 all your prayers." The girls are baby sisters for Teyon and Josiah.

David plays for the NY Giants.

Sophia ~ Greek; wisdom. Variation of Sofia.

Star babies:

  • Francis Ford Coppola ~ Sofia
  • Leah Remini & Angelo Pagan ~ Sofia
  • Lilly Melgar ~ Sofia
  • Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy ~ Sofia
  • Lisa Rinehart & Mikhail Baryshnikov ~ Sofia
  • Rebecca DeMornay & Patrick O'Neal ~ Sophia
  • Soledad O'Brien ~ Sophia
  • Christopher Meloni ~ Sophia
  • Phil Mickelson ~ Sophia
  • Tara MacLean ~ Sophia
  • Talisa Soto & Benjamin Bratt ~ Sophia
  • Jennifer Flavin & Sylvester Stallone ~ Sophia
  • Steve Yzerman ~ Sophia
  • Jini "Jennifer Lash" Fiennes ~ Sophia
Hannah ~ Hebrew; favour, grace. Hannah was the biblical mother of the prophet Samuel.

Celebrities that have Hannahs:
  • Martha Burns & Paul Gross
  • Mel Gibson
  • Sarah-Jane Fenton & Clive Owen
  • Mark Pinter
  • Jillie Mack & Tom Selleck
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Jessica Lange & Sam Shepard
  • Elizabeth Perkins & Terry Kinney
  • Jim Popp
  • Helen Slater

Thursday, 21 February 2008

Vincent D'Onofrio Baby


VALENTINE'S SURPRISE ~ According to a fansite and the AP, Vincent and Carin welcomed a baby boy on Valentine's Day. Luca is the couple's second child and he weighed in at 7lbs., 15oz. Mom and baby are "doing great" according to a spokesperson for Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

The 48-year-old actor stars in USA Network's Law & Order: Criminal Intent. The couple have been married since 1997 and have a 7-year-old son, Elias. This is Vincent's third child as he also has a 15-year-old daughter, Leila, with actor Greta Scacchi.

Luca ~ Greek/Italian; man from Luciana. Unisex name.

Star babies:

  • daughter of Jennie Garth & Peter Facinelli
  • son of Colin Firth
  • son of Alyssa-Jane Cook ~ Lucca
  • son of Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida ~ Lucca

Photo Source: Wireimage

Monday, 18 February 2008

Leigh McClusky Babies

TODAY TONIGHT TWINS ~ Adelaide Now has a piece on fourth time mum Leigh McClusky. The couple were very open in the article about their IVF and the emotional drain. The twins, son Jock and daughter Tansy arrived early January. The former Today Tonight host and her husband Simon Haigh already had a 5 year old son Murdoch and almost 2 year old daughter Sigourney but decided they wanted to add to their family. Leigh says; "We had been trying for a while," she goes on to say "It's an emotionally-gruelling process to go through and we could not have been in better hands." The couple is very busy with four little ones under six.

Jock ~ Scottish; God has been gracious, has shown favour. Variation of Jacob ~ Hebrew; supplanter.

Tansy ~ Greek; eternal life.

Sunday, 17 February 2008

Michael Chopra Baby

YOUNGEST SUNDERLAND AFC TEAM MATE ~ According to the UK Sunday Sun striker Michael Chopra and his fiance Heather Swan are parents. Sebastian Rocco Thomas arrived on February 15th, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. and weighed 6lbs, 10o.

The new dad told the Sun via text an hour after Sebastian's arrival; “Dad happy, mummy happy. . . and really tired.”

The couple are planning to wed secretly sometime this year.

Sebastian ~ Latin; revered. Roman; from the ancient city of Sebastia. A third-century martyred centurion became Saint Sebastian, patron saint of soldiers.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Daphne Duplaix
  • Angela Lindvall
  • Juan Pablo Montoya
  • Connie Nielsen
  • Kim Fields & Christopher Morgan
  • David Hewlett
  • James Spader
Rocco ~ Italian; rock.
  • Rocco is Madonna & Guy Ritchie's son's name
  • Rocco is Nicky Byrne's son's name
Thomas ~ Aramaic/Greek; twin. Biblical name; in the New Testament, Thomas the apostle doubted the resurrection of Jesus. Thomas is also borne by several saints, including philosopher and theologian Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Suzanne Hahn & John Astin
  • Dana Carvey
  • Jamie Lee Curtis & Christopher Guest
  • Jane Pauley & Gary Trudeau
  • Dennis Quaid

Brenda Frese Babies

USA Today is reporting that Maryland women's basketball coach Brenda Frese has delivered her twins 5 weeks early on February 17th, 2008. Brenda and husband Mark are proud first time parents to two boys. Markus William, who arrived at 10:21 am, weighing in at 5 lbs, 5 oz and his twin, Tyler Joseph arrived 20 minutes later at 10:41 am, weighing just over 6 lbs.

Markus ~ Variation of Marcus ~ Latin; hammer.

  • Tommy Chong ~ Marcus
  • Michael Jordan ~ Marcus
William ~ German; resolute protector. Will meaning strong and helm meaning helmet.
  • Robin Givens
  • Susan St. James & Dick Ebersol
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • Meg Tilly & Colin Firth
  • Madeleine Gurdon & Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Mary-Louise Parker & Billy Crudup
  • Angela Lindvall
  • Adrienne Barbeau & Billy Van Zandt
  • John O'Hurley
  • Kimberly Williams-Paisley & Brad Paisley
  • Joe Lando
  • Christa Miller & Bill Lawrence
  • Molly Parker
  • Kirstie Alley & Parker Stevenson

Tyler ~ English; tile layer or a variant of Taylor.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Nancy Morgan & John Ritter
  • Marlee Matlin
  • Chester Bennington
  • Brandon Inge
Joseph ~ Hebrew; may God give increase. In the Bible, Joseph is the favored son of Jacob. He was sold by his brothers into slavery and later rose to become a supreme power in Egypt. The New Testament carpenter named Joseph was the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Andy Fletcher
  • Christine Lahti & Thomas Schlamme
  • Patricia Richardson & Ray Baker
  • Ray Romano
  • Sting & Frances Tomelty
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Jini "Jennifer Lash" Fiennes
  • Patricia Heaton & David Hunt
  • Traci Lords
  • Joseph "Run" Simmons
  • Billie Joe Armstrong
  • Judy Garland & Sidney Luft

Sunday, 10 February 2008

Kerry Lucas Baby


KERRY LUCAS DELIVERY ~ According to Channel 7 News Adelaide, Kerry Lucas delivered a baby girl February 10th, 2008. Angelina arrived in the early morning hours and weighed 8lbs., 7oz.

Kerry told The Sunday Mail back in July; "This is our second baby and my baby boy will always be with us in spirit," an emotional Kerry said. "He is my little angel and always will be. Being positive about the situation is important for the baby, keeping yourself active and taking care of your body and mind." Having endured every parent's worst nightmare under the scrutiny of the media, Kerry said the support of her family and the public had been overwhelming. "I have always been a positive person and that has what has got me through this," she said. "In everyday life you have your ups and downs, but you have to move forward and take it day by day." Sharing the couple's delight in the news is Kerry's mother and "best friend" Bev Lucas. After the loss of their son in a tragic accident at the River Torrens, Wes and Kerry established the Leonardo Appeal in his memory which aides the Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation. Donations can be sent to The Leonardo Appeal, PO Box 2438, Regency Park, SA, 5942.

Angelina ~ Greek; variation of Angela. Latin/Italian; messenger of God. Feminine form of Angelus.

Celebrities that adore Angelina:

  • Wyclef Jean
  • Marcheline Bertrand & Jon Voight

Photo Source: The Sunday Mail

Friday, 8 February 2008

Jason Grilli Baby


NEW TIGER CUB ~ According to MLB.com, Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jason Grilli is a new dad. Jason and his wife Danielle welcomed a son on February 6th, 2008. Jayse Rowan weighed in at 7lbs, 12oz.

Grilli inherited the baseball gene from his father as he pitched in 70 games at the major league level with the Tigers from 1975 - 1977 and for our Toronto Blue Jays in 1979. Jason was selected in the 24th round of the June 1994 draft by the New York Yankees out of Baker High School but did not sign at that time. Aside from baseball, Grilli is taking classes at LeMoyne College in New York to complete his college degree. During the off season, Jason and his wife and now son reside in Florida.

Jayse ~ American; variation of Jason ~ Greek/Hebrew; healer.

Rowan ~ Gaelic; little red head. Unisex.
  • Rowan is the son of Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida
  • Rowan is the daughter of Brooke Shields
Photo Source: The Official Site of the Detroit Tigers

India Hicks Baby?

HAS BABY ARRIVED? ~ Interior designer India Hicks and her partner David Flint Wood have apparently welcomed their fourth child, believed to be a daughter sometime in December. No details have been released. The post will be updated when this information becomes available.

India and David are parents to sons Felix, 10, Amory who is 8 and 4 year old Conrad.

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Dustin Brown Baby

KINGS NEW FAN ~ The LA Kings site is reporting that Los Angeles Kings player Dustin Brown, 23, and his wife Nicole welcomed Jake Austin on February 6th, 2008. He weighed 7lbs, 8oz., and was 19 ½" long. This is the couple's first child.

Jake ~ Hebrew; variation of Jacob ~ Hebrew; supplanter or seizing by the heel.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Caroline Corr
  • Greg Grunberg
  • Sinead O'Connor
  • Sting & Trudie Styler
  • Niki Taylor & Matt Martinez
  • Tina Yothers
  • Eddie & Brandi Cibrian
  • Anne Marie Loder & Peter DeLuise
  • Nick Schultz

Austin ~ English; variation of Augustine ~ Latin/French; majestic. A surname and city name.

Celebrities that adore Austin:

  • Maureen "Rebbie" Jackson
  • Michelle Phillips & Grainger Hines
  • Paula Zahn
  • Tommy Lee Jones
  • Sela Ward & Howard Sherman

Monday, 4 February 2008

Sam Hornish Jr. Baby


INDY 500 CHAMP IS A DAD ~ The Toledo Blade is reporting that Indianapolis 500 champion Sam Hornish Jr. and his wife Crystal are new parents. Addison Faith arrived early February 4th, 2008 and weighed 7lbs, 2oz.

Hornish won the 2006 Indy 500 and is the only three-time champion of the IndyCar Series. Sam has spent part of the past month in Daytona Beach, Florida preparing for the February 17th Daytona 500. Hornish, the most accomplished American open-wheel racer of his era, is moving to stock car racing full-time this year, and will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, formerly known as the Nextel Cup.

Addison ~ English; of Adam. A surname. Unisex first name.

  • Matthew Lillard's daughter's name is Addison

Faith ~ English; enduring belief that does not require proof. Is a virtue name that was commonly used by the Puritans.

  • Rick Schroder's daughter is named Faith

Photo Source: Wireimage

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Derek Cheetwood Baby

SOAP STAR IS A DAD ~ Soaptown is reporting that Derek Cheetwood and his wife Cari Costner are parents. Kylie Danielle arrived on January 30th, 2008. She weighed 9lbs, 3oz., and was 12 1/2" long.

Derek portrays the recurring character of Max Giambetti on the daytime drama General Hospital and his wife is the niece of actor Kevin Costner.

Kylie ~ Gaelic/Celtic; victorious. A narrow strait or channel.

Danielle ~ Hebrew; God is my judge. Feminine form of Daniel.

Sarah Wynter Baby


DOWN UNDER MOM'S CLUB'S NEWEST MEMBER ~ Sarah Wynter delivered her first child in New York January 14th, 2008. "We are delighted with the birth of our son Oscar Dallas Wynter Peres,'' the couple told The Sunday Times. "We are all happy and healthy.''

Wynter made her name when she starred in 24 with Kiefer Sutherland. She has also been on the series Windfall and starred in the upcoming comedy Dead Like Me. She is married to the US editor-in-cheif of Details magazine Daniel Peres. The couple wed in a low-key Vaucluse ceremony.

Oscar ~ English; God's spear. Irish; deer friend.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Alex Wurz
  • Clare Bowditch
  • Gillian Anderson
  • Millie Corretjer & Oscar De La Hoya
  • Hugh Jackman & Deborra-Lee Furness
Dallas ~ Irish/Gaelic/Scottish; from the dales, the valley meadows.

Star babies, sons of:
  • Fred Durst
  • Bret "The Hitman" Hart
Photo Source: Wireimage

John C. McGinley Baby


A People exclusive; John C. McGinley and his wife Nichole welcomed a daughter on February 2nd, 2008. Billie Grace weighed in at 8 lbs. and is 21" long. She was delivered at 1:36 a.m. in a birthing tub at the couple's home in Malibu, with a midwife in attendance. "Nichole was a mountain lion, a warrior in the birthing process," McGinley tells the magazine. "The birth was astonishing! Mom and baby girl are 100 percent. Billie is a 'mini Nichole'! Thank God." New mom Nichole, an Ashtanga yoga teacher and birthing doula, adds, "We are all happy and healthy at home and enjoying these precious first moments of life together."

When People spoke to John back in October at the Scrubs Season 7 premiere party he said that he hopes this child is the first of many for the couple. "Nichole and I want to have an army," said the actor. "You know, we want to have as many kids as we're lucky enough to have. I've always wanted to surround Max with brothers and sisters and that's what we're going to do!"

The couple tied the knot at McGinley's Malibu home April 7, 2007 where Max served as the Best Man. Max, McGinley's son from a previous marriage, is also responsible for introducing the couple.

Billie ~ English; diminutive form of Wilhelmina.

  • Billie Grace is also the name of Ethan Suplee's daughter
Grace ~ Latin; grace of God. English; lovely or graceful, a virtue. Variations; Ance, Gratia (German), Grazia, Graziosa (Italian), Engracia, Gracia, Graciana, Graciela (Spanish), Grazyna (Polish), Kalake (Hawaiian), Gracella (Latin), Gracelynne, Graca, Graciene, Gracinha, Grata; familiar forms Gracelyn, Gracie.

Star babies that have got Grace;
  • Kevin Hamilton
  • Megyn Price
  • Sharron Davies & Derek Redmond
  • Balthazar Getty & Rosetta Millington
  • Mia Hamm & Normar Garciaparra
  • Norah O'Donnell
  • Cristy Turlington & Ed Burns
  • Dave Matthews
  • Elisabeth & Tim Hasselbeck
  • Lance Armstrong
  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Meryl Streep
  • Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Wynona Judd

Photo Source: Wireimage

Saturday, 2 February 2008

Phillip McGilton Baby

DRIVING ALL HIS MISSES ~ His official website announces that congratulations are in order, Phillip McGilton is a 4th time dad to his 4th daughter. Presley Jade arrived on January 30th, 2008. His site says that "Mother Mandi and the little one are both doing fine, and both will be ready to join dad and excited big sisters Kylie, Shealah, and Trinity at home very soon."

Phillip will be due in Daytona soon to kick off the 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series season.

Presley ~ Old English; priest's meadow. Place name.

Jade ~ Spanish; jewel, a green gemstone.

Wendy Moniz Baby


TAKE 3, ACTING COUPLE HAVE 3 BOYS ~ According to Frank Grillo's website, he and his wife, Wendy Moniz, have welcomed another son to their family. Rio Joseph arrived on January 25ht, 2008. He joins brothers Liam and Remy (Remy is Frank's son from his first marriage).

Wendy is best known for her Soap Opera Digest nominated work as Dinah Marler on Guiding Light. She has also appeared on primetime in Nash Bridges, The Guardian, Law & Order and more recently, Big Shots.

Frank Frank Grillo is a recognizable face from Fox's smash hit Prison Break. He portrayed Nick Savri in Season One. He is also known for playing Hart Jessup on the daytime drama Guiding Light where he and Wendy met. The couple then tied the knot in October of 2000. More recently, Frank played Mr. Pig in the Spike TV Original Drama Series, The Kill Point which aired last summer

Rio ~ Spanish; river.

Joseph ~ Hebrew; may God give increase. In the Bible, Joseph is the favored son of Jacob. In the New Testament, a carpenter named Joseph was the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Star babies, sons of:

  • Andy Fletcher
  • Christine Lahti
  • Patricia Richardson & Ray Baker
  • Ray Romano
  • Sting & Frances Tomelty
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Jini "Jennifer Lash" Fiennes
  • Patricia Heaton & David Hunt
  • Traci Lords
  • Joseph "Run" Simmons
  • Billie Joe Armstrong
  • Judy Garland

Photo Source: Wireimage